Cindy Malmin has been teaching Suzuki piano since 1986, joining MacPhail in 2001. She teaches students ages three through adult and has experience working with children with special needs.
She is the founder of the MacPhail Center for Music Suzuki Institute, and an American College of Musicians Certified Music Teacher, and serves as the Chairperson for the National Guild of Piano Teachers audition center at MacPhail. Cindy has also served on the Board for the Suzuki Association of Minnesota.
She attended the University of Wisconsin—River Falls, where she studied with Lillian Tan. She underwent Suzuki training with Sue Vasquez, Sue Kwak, and Marilyn Taggart.
“She is excellent at teaching in general. She is (thankfully) very patient and helps the student learn. She puts the student in a position where they can succeed.” –MacPhail Parent